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and used, disposing of them properly can make a big impact. san francisco's one of 22 bay area communities with curb side battery recycling programs rviced by recollege >> we're trying to help the city of san fraisco get to zero wast that means san francisco wants to send absolutely nothing to landfill >> reporter: the batteries being unloaded from this truck represent just one day's worth of pickups in san francisco. city residents are responsible for more than two-thirds of the 100-to of batteries recycleed by reecology last year. people are encouraged to leave their batteries in ziploc bags on top of their garbage cans on pick up days. >> they cahave metals in them. you want to keep all of that out of the landfills. >> workers sepate the batteries before they're transported to a smoker and made into different metal products. evenective in reducing waste is using rechargeable batteries. >> erybody is moving in the directn of recrgeable so that that's one step towards being eco friendly. >> reporte even rechargeable batteries can lose their charge. that's why lowe's, staples and radio sha
, california, as early as this week. >> they are using children as hostages. a stunning admission that they are only interested in covering healthy people and not sick people. >> the move would only apply to new policies and would not affect existing child only policy holders and family plans provided through parent's work. the insurance industry fears parents will buy policies only when children become sick, causing a huge expensive group to insurance with not enough premiums to cover the cost. >> if we have a system where people can drop in and out only when they need it the most it won't work. >> child only policies are a small market geared towards families who make too much to qualify for the public program. >> just because we -- our kids get sick or come up with the diseases. >> pediatricians insist it is more expensive to let kids go without insurance and stay sick. >> when you are letting those kinds of conditions go untreated, under treated then you are having more emergency room visits and more optimizations, increasing healthcare costs. >> a bill on governor schwarzeneg
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